The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.24% 12.59% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.38% 44.35% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 38 38
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +208.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 50.09% 28.40% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 83 78
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £35.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 81 £350 +3.70% 40
Newport +8 15 £341 +1.86% 2
Bridgend - 7 £375 - 10
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 80 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 59 (25.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (20.43%) PL/SQL
5 47 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 47 (20.00%) Oracle
6 44 (18.72%) ETL
7 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
8 34 (14.47%) Finance
9 33 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
10 32 (13.62%) Oracle Database
11 31 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (12.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (11.06%) SC Cleared
15 25 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
15 25 (10.64%) Windows
15 25 (10.64%) Oracle9i Database
15 25 (10.64%) XML
15 25 (10.64%) C#
16 23 (9.79%) .NET
16 23 (9.79%) UNIX
17 22 (9.36%) Migration
18 21 (8.94%) Java
19 20 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (8.09%) JavaScript
20 19 (8.09%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.66%) SAS
2 14 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.53%) OpenROAD
4 12 (5.11%) IIS
5 6 (2.55%) Apache
6 4 (1.70%) Lync
6 4 (1.70%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) FileNet
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.40%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.70%) SaaS
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) Firewall
1 5 (2.13%) SAN
2 4 (1.70%) LAN
2 4 (1.70%) WAN
3 3 (1.28%) Wireless
3 3 (1.28%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.28%) Intranet
3 3 (1.28%) MPLS
3 3 (1.28%) NAS
3 3 (1.28%) Network Security
3 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 59 (25.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (13.62%) Oracle Database
5 31 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (12.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (10.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
10 15 (6.38%) Ingres
11 14 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (5.53%) RDBMS
13 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (4.68%) MS Access
14 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (4.26%) DTS
16 9 (3.83%) DB2
17 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (2.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Visual Studio
1 13 (5.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.98%) Maven
4 6 (2.55%) Toad
5 5 (2.13%) Selenium
5 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.70%) JUnit
7 3 (1.28%) Ant
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.85%) Subversion
8 2 (0.85%) NUnit
9 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.43%) Hudson
9 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (14.47%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Banking
3 10 (4.26%) Retail
4 6 (2.55%) Marketing
5 4 (1.70%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Back Office
5 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.70%) Publishing
6 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (47.23%) Developer
2 57 (24.26%) Analyst
3 28 (11.91%) SQL Developer
4 14 (5.96%) MI Analyst
5 13 (5.53%) .NET Developer
5 13 (5.53%) Tester
6 12 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (4.68%) Microstrategy Developer
8 10 (4.26%) Consultant
8 10 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) DBA
10 8 (3.40%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Database Specialist
12 6 (2.55%) Architect
12 6 (2.55%) OpenROAD Developer
12 6 (2.55%) PHP Developer
12 6 (2.55%) Java Team Leader
12 6 (2.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.64%) XML
2 23 (9.79%) .NET
3 19 (8.09%) HTML
4 18 (7.66%) jQuery
5 17 (7.23%) CSS
5 17 (7.23%) Ajax
6 16 (6.81%) Web Services
6 16 (6.81%) CSS3
6 16 (6.81%) HTML5
7 14 (5.96%) SOAP
8 11 (4.68%) ASP.NET
8 11 (4.68%) WCF
9 8 (3.40%) REST
10 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.98%) JSON
11 5 (2.13%) Spring
11 5 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.38%) Mainframe
3 12 (5.11%) NHS
4 10 (4.26%) Replication
5 9 (3.83%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.13%) Statistics
7 4 (1.70%) User Experience
8 3 (1.28%) Open Source
9 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.64%) Windows
2 23 (9.79%) UNIX
3 17 (7.23%) AIX
4 14 (5.96%) Linux
5 8 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.72%) ETL
3 31 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (9.36%) Migration
5 17 (7.23%) Data Migration
5 17 (7.23%) Analytics
5 17 (7.23%) CRM
5 17 (7.23%) MVC
6 12 (5.11%) Change Data Capture
6 12 (5.11%) Scrum
6 12 (5.11%) TDD
6 12 (5.11%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.83%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.40%) Change Control
9 8 (3.40%) Coaching
9 8 (3.40%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.98%) Change Management
10 7 (2.98%) Information Security
10 7 (2.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.43%) PL/SQL
2 47 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 25 (10.64%) C#
4 21 (8.94%) Java
5 19 (8.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.96%) VBA
7 10 (4.26%) PHP
8 7 (2.98%) Perl
9 6 (2.55%) VB
10 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.70%) Korn
11 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.28%) C
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
12 2 (0.85%) C++
12 2 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) PHP5
13 1 (0.43%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) Degree
4 3 (1.28%) ISEB
4 3 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISA
6 1 (0.43%) MCITP
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.28%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.85%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.85%) SCOM
3 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (20.00%) Oracle
2 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
4 12 (5.11%) Cognos
5 9 (3.83%) Teradata
6 8 (3.40%) Sage
7 7 (2.98%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.70%) Citrix
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco
10 3 (1.28%) VMware
10 3 (1.28%) Remedy
10 3 (1.28%) Juniper
11 2 (0.85%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.85%) SAP
11 2 (0.85%) BMC
11 2 (0.85%) Informatica
12 1 (0.43%) Google
12 1 (0.43%) IBM
12 1 (0.43%) NetApp
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